Massage Therapy for Back Pain

If you experience lower back pain, you are not alone. In the United States, lower back pain is the leading cause of absenteeism and general disability. Because this condition is often an ongoing problem and is difficult to pinpoint and treat, you may have wondered whether massage therapy would bring relief. Massage therapy is not appropriate…

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Tight Hips After and During Pregnancy

A common complaint after having a baby is tight hips and low back pain. During the end of your pregnancy and after birth a lot of women experience tightness in their piriformis muscle. Your piriformis muscle sits underneath your glutes in the buttock region and on top of your static nerve. When this muscle becomes…

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Recovery from Microdiscectomy

Microdiscectomy, a common form of lower back surgery, is used to treat leg pain caused by disc herniation. Because it uses a smaller incision, microdiscectomy is far less invasive and causes far less trauma to underlying tissues than its alternative, laminectomy. Because the mechanical structure of the lower spine remains unchanged, the recovery period after microdiscectomy…

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Why Aches And Pains Feel Worse In Winter

Are your joints starting to feel stiff lately? Do they ache more than usual? Have you noticed any clicks and cracks coming from your knees? If you’re struggling to put your finger on it and you’re not sure why it’s happening to you – chances are you’re not alone. Many people just like you are becoming…

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